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Climate change and the University of Bath

How we are tackling climate change, through cutting emissions and embedding climate action in how we do business, leading research and high quality teaching.

Our Climate Action Framework, policy, principles and reporting

Find our commitments to reducing our carbon footprint Climate Action Framework, it's 11 principles and how we report progress towards these goals.

COP26 and the University of Bath

How the University and our experts are engaging with the global climate conference, and the steps we are taking to tackle the climate emergency.

Climate Action Steering Group

The Steering Group is responsible for governing the University's climate action agenda and tracking progress towards our climate reduction targets.


The latest University climate and sustainability related news, including scientific research and initiatives within the University community.

ActNowFilm shortlisted for COP26

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ActNowFilm, a youth voices film project led by the COP26 Universities Network, has been shortlisted for selection at COP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference.

How we are tackling our own emissions on campus

We continue to work on reducing our own emissions, and are currently developing our plans to deliver ambitious targets; Net Zero Carbon in Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030, 50% reduction in Scope 3 emissions by 2030.

Carbon management plan

How we aim to achieve our internal targets, covering technical projects, policy changes and the financing to make it happen.

Environmental policy

How we're making the University more environmentally sustainable through our teaching, research and administration.

Learning and Teaching

How we're embedding climate change into education at the University of Bath, helping students become future leaders and innovators with the skills and experience to respond to the climate crisis.

Environmental Engineering MSc

An environmental engineering master’s that gives you the technical, professional, digital and transferable skills needed in industry.

Research Institutes and Centres

Find out about the leading climate change and sustainability related research taking place at the University of Bath.

CBOS research themes

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We seek to produce world leading research that influences thinking, teaching and practice

Upcoming Events

Find out about upcoming events which explore responses to the Climate Emergency.

The University Community and Sustainability

Find out how you can get involved with tackling the climate crisis as part of the University community.

Leave No Trace

Discover how you can reduce your environmental impact by taking part in some of the University's recycling and waste management initiatives.

Recycling on campus

What you can recycle at each of the campus recycling points and how to arrange collection if necessary.

Cycle to work scheme

Our employees can take advantage of the government cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme, saving tax and national insurance on their to commute to and from work

Interest-free loans

The University offers eligible members of staff interest-free loans to assist with the cost of travelling to and from work and Home Office application costs

Working together to address the Climate Emergency

Addressing our emissions, requires working together with our community locally, nationally and internationally.

About the COP26 Universities Network

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We're a member of the COP26 Universities Network - a growing group of 80+ UK-based universities and centres working towards tangible outcomes from COP26.

Collaborate with us

Get in touch with us to see how we can work together on sustainability and tackling climate change.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a UK wide programme which enables companies to access knowledge, skills and technology from UK Universities.